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Buckthorn Cottage, Leighton Close, Slackhead, Beetham, Cumbria


Property Description

Key features

  • Recently improved, including replacement UPVC fascia boards, complete redecoration, internally and externally, provision of shower room for bedroom no.2, utility room and construction o (truncated)
  • Stunning position at the top of Leighton Drive with majestic , panoramic southerly views.
  • Spacious and light accommodation offering flexibility of use to suit individual requirements.
  • Local services at nearby Beetham, including shop, inn, primary and secondary schools, church, theatre and locally renowned garden nurseries.
  • Only a few miles to the market town of Milnthorpe and Arnside.
  • M6, junction 35, about ten minutes drive.
  • Ideally placed for commuting to Kendal or Lancaster, Arnside train station, direct route to cities & airport.
  • Entrance porch/sun lounge, kitchen, utility, cloakroom, superb "open plan" drawing/dining room, master bedroom suite, three further bedrooms, three bath/shower rooms.
  • Delightful lawned gardens with trees, shrubs and borders.
  • Substantial, detached, double garage with workshop area, remote controlled doors.

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

An excellent, well presented dormer style house, occupying an elevated position with a splendid southerly aspect and superb views towards Morecambe Bay and the Trough of Bowland. Pleasant, landscaped gardens. Recently built double garage. Energy Rating "E".

From Beetham, continue in a south-westerly direction towards Slackhead. At the top of the hill, turn right. The second right-hand turning is Leighton Drive and Leighton Close is near the top of the drive on the left-hand side. Buckthorn is the last property on the right-hand side with a gravelled drive leading to the turning and parking area in front of the garage. Separate footpath from the drive.

The hamlet of Slackhead is a highly desirable residential area, just south-west of Beetham village, between Beetham, Silverdale and Arnside. One of the many attributes of Buckthorn Cottage, is the location and site which is situated at the top of Leighton Drive, with a wonderful open vista.

Buckthorn is surrounded by lovely, colourful gardens and grounds including lawns sloping down towards the drive, borders, delightful variety of flowering trees and shrubs, raised borders in the rear garden with a fine variety of flowers.

All mains services are available and connected. Gas fired central heating. Septic tank.

FIXTURES/FITTINGS/FURNISHINGS: All fixtures are included. All fittings referred to in these particulars are included. All fitted carpets, curtains, and some light fittings are included.

All other items of household effects and furnishings are excluded.

Bedroom No.3: 
4.0m x 3.42m
Central heating radiator. Double glazed window to front and side. Under eaves storage. Fitted wardrobes along one wall. Further built-in cupboards.

Bedroom No 4: 
4.04m x 3.06m
Central heating radiator. Double glazed windows to front and rear. Under eaves storage.

Garage Block: 
6.04m x 6.01m
Excellent, recently constructed garage with remote controlled doors, side door, solid floor, power and light. Block built under a double pitched tiled roof. Space for workshop/playroom.

Drawing/Dining Room: 
7.6m x 3.9m
An extremely pleasant, light and spacious room. UPVC double glazed windows with front views towards Morecambe Bay and the Trough of Bowland and rear views towards fields and woodland. Two central heating radiators. Open fire with marble tile surround. French double doors into Room No 2.

Master Bedroom Suite: 
4.86m x 3.52m
Bedroom: UPVC double glazed window to west. Sliding large patio door to front garden and terrace. Stunning views. Central heating radiator. Amtico flooring.

Sitting Room/Study: 
3.28m x 2.97m
UPVC double glazed east facing window, overlooking the rear garden. Central heating radiator. Amtico flooring.

En-Suite Shower Room: 
3.29m x 2.48m
UPVC double glazed west facing window. Central heating radiator. Wash hand basin. W.C. Bidet. Quadrant shower.


3.58m x 1.82m
Double glazed UPVC windows to front above staircase and to rear garden. Under eaves loft storage. Airing cupboard.

1.93m x 0.96m
W.C. Wash hand basin. Central heating radiator. Double glazed UPVC window to rear garden.

1.95m x 1.86m
Central heating radiator. Double glazed window to front. Pedestal wash hand basin. Corner bath. Bidet.

Lounge/Sun Room: 
5.4m x 3.57m
Central heating radiator. Double glazed UPVC window to rear garden. Sliding patio door to front leading to paved area and garden. Three double glazed UPVC ceiling to floor windows. Two to the south and one facing west, double UPVC overlooking rear garden. Amtico flooring.

Entrance Porch/Sun Room: 
2.67m x 2.3m
Double pitched tiled roof. UPVC glazed door. Double glazed UPVC windows on three sides. Tiled Floor. Views of the distant hills and Morecambe Bay.

Entrance Hall: 
3.8m x 2.07m
Central heating radiator. Under stair storage. Stirs to First Floor.

3.88m x 3.04m
Central heating radiator. Double glazed window to rear garden and woods beyond. Fitted base and wall units. Amtico flooring.

Utility Room: 
3.16m x 2.12m
Double glazed UPVC windows to rear. Door to garden. Gas boiler. Tiled floor.

2.1m x 0.8m
Heated ladder towel rail. Tiled floor. Wash hand basin. W.C.

Bedroom No 2: 
3.46m x 3.03m
UPVC double glazed window to front. Central heating radiator.

En Suite Shower Room: 
2.1m x 1.44m
Tiled walls and floor. Walk-in Shower. Pedestal wash hand basin. W.C. Heated ladder towel rail and illuminated mirror/cupboard.

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26 June 2015

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